PET BLOG

Q2 2013 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q2 2013

Pet Industry M&A activity has increased in Q2 2013, with 11 transactions closing compared to 5 in the first quarter. Deals varied in size and segment and included pet food manufacturing, veterinary products […]

Q1 2013 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q1 2013

M&A Pet Transactions this past quarter have begun to slow, with only 5 announced transactions. Most deals were strategic acquisitions, in which large companies increase their distribution and offerings by purchasing well-known smaller […]

Q4 2012 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q4 2012

M&A Pet Transactions remained steady in the fourth quarter of 2012, with 7 announced transactions. Once again strategic acquisitions accounted for the majority of the transactions (85%); reinforcing the notion that now might […]

Q3 2012 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q3 2012

In the third quarter Pet Industry M&A activity has slowed down, with only 5 announced transactions. However, these transactions still made an impact on the industry with 40% of deals exceeding $50 million.

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Q2 2012 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q2 2012

Pet Industry M&A activity cooled off a little in the second quarter, with 8 announced transactions compared with 10 in the first quarter. Pet deals varied in size and segment with deals in […]

Q1 2012 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q1 2012

Pet Industry M&A is off to a hot start in 2012, featuring ten announced transactions. Pet deals varied in size and segment with deals in pet product manufacturing, pet food distribution, pet related […]

Q4 2011 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – 2011

The fourth quarter of 2011 was marked with only a few pet transactions as many pet companies focused on organic growth. However, the overall 2011 calendar year was very strong for pet transactions […]

Q3 2011 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q3 2011

The pet industry showed its resilience in spite of market conditions again this quarter as mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) in the pet industry outpaced M&A in most other sectors.  In a quarter where […]

Q2 2011 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q2 2011

The Pet Industry continued its acquisitive growth in the second quarter though at a slower pace. As larger pet companies find it difficult to come up with innovative new products and services, they […]